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sun galileo galilei Discussed on Historical Figures
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Learn about the famous Italian mathematician and astronomer who defied the authorities of his day in the pursuit of science and reason.
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The Sidereal Messenger, by Galileo, Reading 1
Space out with a classic of astronomy, Galileo's "The Sidereal Messenger," in which he shares mankind's first observations of the Moon's surface, and heaps a mind-numbing amount of praise on his patron. Â Music: "Illuminations," by Lee Rosevere, licensed under CC-BY Visit http://leerosevere.bandcamp.com Â All Boring Books readings are taken from works in the public domain. If you'd like to suggest a copyright-free reading, catch us on Twitter @boringbookspod, and get bonus perks for supporting us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/boringbookspod. Thanks!
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Galileo sentenced by Inquisition - June 22, 1633
On this day in history, the Roman Inquisition sentenced Galileo Galilei for being "vehemently suspect of heresy." Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers